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How would I use ftp instead of sftp on my virtual hosts.

Posted July 21, 2013 10.1k views
I seem have set up working ftp but I'm having trouble with errors, especially The requested URL /installer.php/ was not found on this server.

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Ok first things first what is giving that error as it doesn't strikes me as a FTP error, more a HTTP error?
I realize this doesn't answer your question, but have you considered using SCP instead of FTP?
All I want to do is use ftp instead of sftp in filezilla to upload files to my wordpress site.
What is SCP, will it do the same job
SCP is pretty much the same as SFTP. If SFTP works fine for you, why do you want to switch to FTP?
Because I have program that needs me to use ftp to work properly.
Percifically for the installation process.
What operating system is your droplet running?
We have an article on installing FTP on an Ubuntu droplet: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-set-up-proftpd-on-ubuntu-12-04
by Etel Sverdlov
ProFTPD is a popular ftp server. Although it is not the lightest ftp server available for virtual servers, it is a powerful and configurable program. This tutorial explains how to install, configure, and access the ProFTPD server. It is written for Ubuntu 12.04.
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